Watch the Set 1: Phrase B1 online guitar lesson by Mark Stefani from Jazzed Blues

This second phrase blends melodic tones with the "just add water" minor pentatonic scale, then features several slick double-stops as the lick weaves its way into a major blues feel. Also noteworthy is the use of hammer-ons and pull-offs. This great combination, based in the traditional bar position, is really two or three terrific licks in one. Tune into the last section of Video 2 where we start demonstrating how to connect and expand individual phrases into solos. Visit Mark Stefani at

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